Jewish Cultural Community Dresden

The JKD is a liberal Jewish community founded by Rabbi Weingarten in September 2021, in Dresden Germany. The community currently consists 72 members. Our ambition is to establish a diverse Jewish life in Dresden that is an open space and cooperates with Jewish and non-Jewish partners around the world.

Liberal Jewish Community Basel (CH)

In addition to Dresden Rabbi Akiva is also present once a month in the liberal Jewish community "Migwan" in Basel. The community consists around 150 members and grows continuously.

Stephan Pramme, Photographer

Stephan Pramme lives and works as a photographer in Berlin. He works for newspapers like the "Jüdische Allgemeine" and others. Pramme also took the portrait photos of Rabbi Weingarten on this website.

Besht Yeshiva Dresden e.V.

The association was founded in 2020 by Rabbi Akiva Weigarten and helps young, Jewish ex-ultra-Orthodox drop-outs to integrate to the secular world and redefine their Jewish identity.